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Hampshire and the Isle of Wight's diverse landsape makes for a unique selection events suitable for the whole family. With a national park, three cities and miles of coastline, there's bound to be something for you within hundreds of event listings. 

What's on in Hampshire this weekend?

To find out what's on in Hampshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for the many free events taking place while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

Exciting entertainment takes place all year round with an enviable supply of themed festivals. Hampshire's fertile rural landscape means that food and drink plays a big part in the county's event calendar with local produce championed and enjoyed through Farmers' Markets, beer festivals, celebrity visits and plenty of tasting opportunities!

From an aviation hub in Farnborough, to the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu and nautical links with the Solent and Isle of Wight, specialist transport events are big in Hampshire and are a great reason for a day trip or weekend break.

If you're looking for what's on in Hampshire on a rainy day, there's a selection of theatres with a calendar of events featuring comedy, concerts, musicals and plays.

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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Hampshire, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Hampshire events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Hampshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Events Series

    Type

    Type:

    Talks

    Hook

    The Assembly at Heckfield Place is an independent event series that promises to be a year-long cultural programme for curious minds.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Sept 2018to31 Dec 2019
  2. Southamptons Western Walls and Vaults Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Southampton

    Guided Tours of the Southampton's historic old town take place throughout the year, commencing from the south side of the Bargate near the entrance to the Bargate Shopping Centre.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  3. The Many Faces of Tudor England

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Portsmouth

    Tudor England - As you never expected it!
    Just who crewed the Mary Rose?
    Discover a whole new view of Henry VIII's navy with our exciting exhibition, using the latest scientific and genealogical research to show us who really crewed the Mary Rose.…

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  4. Shipwreck Explorers at The Mary Rose

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Portsmouth

    Starting this May half term, prepare for adventure and join the Shipwreck Explorers when you arrive at The Mary Rose in Portsmouth!

    The Mary Rose invites families with young children to experience her story with the launch of a new interactive…

    Dates

    From:
    24 May 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  5. Vintage Market

    Type

    Type:

    Sale

    Eastleigh

    The Town Centre is expected to see one of its busiest days yet on Saturday 19 September, as the annual Mardi Gras returns but to celebrate this year’s 1945 theme it will be joined by a Vintage Market.

    The recently re-developed Market Place, home to…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Sept 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  6. Lucienne Day: Living Design

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Basingstoke

    This exhibition celebrates the life and work of one of the most influential British designers of the post-war generation, Lucienne Day.

    Lucienne Day: Living Design tells the story of Lucienne's design career, unfolding in a sequence of images and…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Sept 2019to11 Jan 2020Various Opening Times
  7. I Grew Up 80s

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    off the High Street, Gosport

    Dust down your Rubik's Cube™ and grab your legwarmers for a warp-speed trip back to the 80s!

    The fantastic new exhibition I Grew Up 80s at Gosport Gallery will give an entire generation a chance to wallow in 80s nostalgia with over 200 iconic…

    Dates

    From:
    4 Oct 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Jewry Street, Winchester

    Orla Kiely is one of the UK and Ireland's most successful fashion and lifestyle designers.

    Her stylised plant based patterns are innovative, influential and instantly recognisable. With enchanting applications, her flat, graphic style and choice of…

    Dates

    From:
    12 Oct 2019to5 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 15:00
  9. Curious About Southampton

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    Town Quay, Southampton

    Have fun discovering Southampton with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Southampton? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our…

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Curious About Winchester

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    The Close, Winchester

    Have fun discovering Winchester with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Winchester? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our…

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. Curious About Portsmouth

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    The Hard, Portsmouth

    Explore, Discover & Enjoy Portsmouth with two unique, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Portsmouth? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of…

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019to21 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  12. Southampton Christmas Market

    Type

    Type:

    Sale

    Southampton

    The Southampton Christmas Market features a traditional German market operated by internationally renowned WELA Märkte featuring totally unique, individually designed alpine chalets with traditional German fayre, from bratwurst and waffles to…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Nov 2019to23 Dec 2019
  13. Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Winchester

    Recognised as one of the best in Europe with its unique location, high quality exhibitors and bustling atmosphere. Wonderful Christmas gifts, decorations and festive foods can be found in abundance.

    Venue

    Winchester Cathedral, Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    21 Nov 2019to22 Dec 2019
  14. Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Winchester

    Winchester Cathedral's much-loved Ice Rink received a brand new makeover in 2016 to celebrate its 10th anniversary the most striking of which was the addition of a clear roof, guaranteeing skaters a rain-free experience whatever the weather! The…

    Dates

    From:
    21 Nov 2019to5 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 20:00
  15. Chocolate Craft Workshops

    Type

    Type:

    Food

    Old Alresford

    In a Chocolate Craft Workshop you learn to make chocolates like the professionals. You’re shown the tricks of the trade with lots of tastings too! It’s creative and fun and at the end of the session you have your very own chocolate creations to…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Nov 2019to23 Nov 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    30 Nov 2019to1 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
    From:
    6 Dec 2019to8 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    13 Dec 2019to15 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    11 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 16:30
    From:
    18 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 16:30
    From:
    25 Jan 2020Open 10:00 - 16:30
    From:
    1 Feb 2020to29 Feb 2020Various Opening Times
  16. Humanities Late

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Southampton

    Human Worlds Festival presents Humanities Late, a special late-opening event will see the John Hansard Gallery and City Eye opening to the public behind normal hours. The night will feature temporary installations from Elaine Mitchener and Barbara…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Nov 2019Open 18:00 - 21:00
  17. Christmas Party Nights

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas

    Oakley, Basingstoke

    Celebrate Christmas with us at one of our spectacular themed party nights, taking place
    between the end of November & 22nd December 2019.

    OUR FANTASTIC PARTY NIGHT PACKAGES INCLUDE*

    A beautifully designed space
    Star-lit ceiling & high tech…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Nov 2019to22 Dec 2019Open 19:00 - 01:00
  18. Hands-On Humanities Day

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Southampton

    Hands-On Humanities Day is a free one-day event organised by the University of Southampton Public Engagement with Research unit and it is part of Human Worlds Festival. For the first time, the event will move to the Southampton Cultural Quarter in…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  19. Eco Fair @ FSC

    Type

    Type:

    Other

    High Street, Selborne

    The inaugural Eco Fair at Gilbert White's. Our Eco Fair is a great opportunity to discover a wide range of local green groups, businesses and campaigns. With planet friendly workshops, stalls, gifts and food. Gilbert White was a pioneering…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
  20. Modern Calligraphy Workshop for Beginners- Dip Pen

    Type

    Type:

    Arts

    Chawton House, Chawton, Alton

    If you are looking to learn the fundamentals of modern calligraphy in a fun & relaxed atmosphere, why not head to Chawton House this Autumn to give it a go?

    On arrival you will be given your calligraphy kit to use during the session. There will be…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2019Open 10:30 - 14:30
    From:
    13 Feb 2020Open 10:30 - 14:30

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